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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

During the 3 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, how often did you participate in any physical activities for 30 minutes or more?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
LESS THAN 1 DAY PER WEEK 1 TO 4 DAYS PER WEEK 5 OR MORE DAYS PER WEEK
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1642 650 39.9 37.0-43.0 761 46.0 43.0-49.1 231 14.1 12.1-16.3
Age
< 20 years 192 79 41.1 32.5-50.4 74 38.4 30.0-47.7 39 20.5 14.0-28.8
20-24 years 388 184 47.6 41.4-53.8 159 41.2 35.2-47.5 45 11.2 7.8-15.7
25-34 years 832 315 38.3 34.2-42.6 405 48.7 44.4-52.9 112 13.0 10.4-16.2
35+ years 230 72 30.3 23.4-38.1 123 52.3 44.2-60.2 35 17.4 12.1-24.5
Race
White 1133 418 37.6 34.2-41.1 541 47.2 43.7-50.8 174 15.2 12.8-17.9
Black 436 193 43.6 37.3-50.1 191 44.2 37.9-50.7 52 12.2 8.6-17.2
Other 73 39 58.9 44.6-71.9 29 35.9 23.6-50.4 5 5.2 1.5-16.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 198 112 56.2 48.1-64.1 66 34.1 26.9-42.2 20 9.7 5.9-15.5
No 1441 537 36.8 33.7-40.1 695 48.3 45.0-51.6 209 14.9 12.7-17.4
Education
< High School 319 159 54.2 47.3-61.0 111 33.1 26.9-39.9 49 12.7 8.8-17.9
High School 449 213 45.6 39.9-51.5 181 42.9 37.2-48.8 55 11.5 8.2-15.8
> High School 868 276 30.4 26.7-34.4 466 53.4 49.2-57.5 126 16.2 13.3-19.5
Marital Status
Married 1002 349 33.3 29.8-37.0 515 52.3 48.5-56.1 138 14.3 11.9-17.2
Other 640 301 49.2 44.2-54.2 246 37.2 32.4-42.2 93 13.6 10.5-17.5
Income
14,999 or less 445 236 54.3 48.2-60.2 155 33.5 28.0-39.4 54 12.3 8.8-16.8
15,000-24,999 252 115 48.4 40.6-56.3 111 41.6 34.0-49.5 26 10.1 6.2-15.8
25,000-49,999 304 112 34.6 28.2-41.6 149 51.9 44.8-58.9 43 13.5 9.3-19.0
50,000 or more 542 150 27.6 23.2-32.4 303 54.9 49.7-60.0 89 17.5 13.9-21.8
WIC recipient
No 936 313 33.8 30.1-37.7 478 49.9 45.9-53.9 145 16.3 13.5-19.5
Yes 691 330 47.3 42.6-52.1 276 41.3 36.7-46.1 85 11.4 8.7-14.7
Medicaid recipient
No 783 235 28.6 24.9-32.7 429 55.4 51.1-59.7 119 16.0 13.1-19.4
Yes 859 415 49.4 45.1-53.7 332 38.2 34.1-42.4 112 12.4 9.9-15.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 754 311 42.3 38.9-45.8 339 43.5 40.1-47.0 104 14.2 11.9-16.8
2500+ grams 888 339 39.7 36.5-43.0 422 46.2 43.0-49.5 127 14.0 11.9-16.5

*Does not include exercise done as part of motherís regular job

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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